The Shemwell Family

Charles AbneyAge: 80 years18791960

Charles Abney
Given names
Birth November 21, 1879 24 22

MarriageAlma View this family

Birth of a brotherFrederick Abney
November 19, 1881 (Age 23 months)

Birth of a brotherLeeman Abney
December 20, 1883 (Age 4 years)

Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn Keelin
May 15, 1884 (Age 4 years)
Death of a brotherLeeman Abney
July 7, 1884 (Age 4 years)

Birth of a sisterBlanche Abney
August 4, 1886 (Age 6 years)

Birth of a brotherHerbert Abney
September 13, 1888 (Age 8 years)

Death of a sisterBlanche Abney
1890 (Age 10 years)

Birth of a sisterReba Abney
March 27, 1891 (Age 11 years)

Death of a maternal grandmotherJane Slaymaker
July 22, 1894 (Age 14 years)

Death of a sisterReba Abney
October 23, 1895 (Age 15 years)

Birth of a sisterRuby Abney
February 20, 1896 (Age 16 years)

Birth of a brotherJoseph Abney
October 20, 1896 (Age 16 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 18 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence -
Death of a paternal grandmotherMary Polly Murphy
January 10, 1902 (Age 22 years)

Birth of a sisterPolly Abney
July 23, 1903 (Age 23 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJesse Abney
January 20, 1910 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 36 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 37 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 38 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history -
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 49 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 62 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers -
Death of a fatherHenry Lewis Abney
May 28, 1949 (Age 69 years)

Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 70 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 66 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. -
Death April 14, 1960 (Age 80 years)

Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: June 3, 1877
19 months
elder sister
11 months
2 years
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
3 years
younger sister
2 years
younger brother
3 years
younger sister
6 years
younger brother
-8 months
younger sister
7 years
younger sister
Polly Abney
Birth: July 23, 1903 48 46Galaita, Saline, Illinois, United States
Family with Alma - View this family

Charles Abney has 26 first cousins recorded